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Water is More Precious than Gold : Impacts of Mining in El Salvador

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library - Central Sq. Branch • 45 Pearl St. • (Central Square MBTA Station on the Red Line) • Cambridge

Cambridge-Las Flores Sister City  -  Gold/Silver Campaign Kick-Off

Sandra Ascencio from The Salvadoran National Roundtable on Metallic Mining (La Mesa). An expert in public health, Sandra is on the Commission of Human Rights in Soyapango, El  Salvador, and assists the Franciscan Commission of Justice, Peace and Ecology.

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Massive Rally -- Commemorating the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

When: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: The Meridien Hotel • 20 Sidney Street • Central Square • Cambridge

Dr. King was killed while supporting striking sanitation workers in Memphis.  Workers at the Meridien hotel have been struggling for over a year trying to gain respect and a fair process towards deciding on unionization.  Please join us in honoring Dr. King’s commitment and memory through helping support Meridien workers in their similar struggle.

 

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Silent Anti-Death Penalty Vigil

When: Friday, March 29, 2013, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Reading Common • (intersection of routes 28 and 129) • Reading Square • Reading

 Your Silent Presence Speaks Volumes

Join Mass Citizens Against the Death Penalty
North of Boston for their Fifth Annual Good Friday Vigil against the Death Penalty
GOOD FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2008

4 - 6PM
Reading Common
(intersection of routes 28 and 129)
in Reading Square
Reading, MA
For more information contact:
A.E. Cerino at 781-246-2627

Or email Horace Seldon  horace@horaceseldon.com or call him at 781-245- 5789

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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Forum • 3 Church St. • Cambridge

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.


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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Sunday, April 7, 2013, 8:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Saturday, April 6, 2013, 3:00 pm
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center • 100 Malcolm X Blvd. • Roxbury

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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A Constructive Challenge to the Political Class in India

When: Sunday, April 7, 2013, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: 3-270 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge
India Against Corruption (IAC) and The Boston South Asia Center present
 
A Talk titled
 
A Constructive Challenge to the Political Class
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Anti-Drone Organizing Meeting

When: Monday, March 18, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: American Friends Service Committee • 2161 Massachusetts Avenue • Porter Sq T • Cambridge

The Network to Stop Drone Surveillance and Warfare (NSDSW) was organized in New York on December 15, 2012, with the following statement of purpose:

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Forum: "The War on Terror and the War on Dissent"

When: Saturday, March 9, 2013, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: American Friends Service Committee • 2161 Mass Ave • (corner Milton St--Porter Square T - Red Line) • North Cambridge

Speaker:  Kade Crockford, Technology for Liberty Program, ACLU of Massachusetts

presented by Boston Solidarity.  more info: boston@solidarity-us.org 857-928-5458

https://www.facebook.com/events/161568060665997/

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Mercury in the Mist - A talk by Shweta Narayan

When: Monday, March 11, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: 4-237 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge

 Association For India's Development

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Deepening Crisis in the Middle East: Syria, Iran and Israel/Palestine

Alice Rothchild presented the attached slides at a UJP sponsored forum on "Deepening Crisis in the Middle East: Syria, Iran, and Israel/Palestine", presented at Boston University on February 25, 2013.

Click to access the slides. Then Click on the "Present" Button at the top of the page (or hit CTL-F5) to begin the presentation.

 

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GLAD Summer Party

When: Monday, March 4, 2013, 10:49 am
Where: Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum • 1 High Pole Hill Road • United States

 Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at https://www.glad.org/events.

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Occupy New England 4th Regional Convergence

When: Friday, April 26, 2013, 6:00 am to Sunday, April 28, 2013, 6:00 pm
Where: Nashua • New Hampshire

Occupy New England will be hosting it's 4th Regional Convergence in New Hampshire. We would like to invite all interested organizations and individuals to attend. This event will have a time and place to sign up volunteers, teach about your organization or cause, and get to know your other local organizations.

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Film: "The Invisible War"

When: Thursday, March 7, 2013, 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl St. • (Central Sq. Stop on the Red Line) • Cambridge

 Womens Internation League for Peace and Freedom
Monthly Peace & Justice Film Series

THE INVISIBLE WAR

OSCAR AND EMMY NOMINATED

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Anti-Drone Organizing Meeting

When: Monday, March 4, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: American Friends Service Committee • 2161 Massachusetts Avenue • Porter Sq T • Cambridge

The Network to Stop Drone Surveillance and Warfare (NSDSW) was organized in New York on December 15, 2012, with the following statement of purpose:

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